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How to Clean Steam Irons and Granite Countertops—Cheap and Easy!

These days its nearly certain that there’s a pricey product available to clean just about anything. But why

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How to Make Even an Elderly Dishwasher Perform Like New

There are many things in my life that I enjoy, but would not be completely devastated if required to give

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Five Fabulous Super Cheap Homemade Cleaner Recipes for Eyeglasses, Windshields, Counters, Floors, and Carpets

I pretty much hate to buy things I know I can make for less money and the time required to

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Worst and Best Ways to Clean Your Eyeglasses

You just paid a small fortune for new eyeglasses. On top of the cost for prescription lenses and fashionable frames,

Eufy Cordless Stick Vac Needs a Bath—Photo Tutorial

Rarely do I gush. But gush I do over my Eufy Cordless Stick Vac*. Can’t help it. Eufy is so

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How to Rid Bathroom of Hairspray Overspray Plus More Quick Tips

Hairspray is wonderful for your hair. Not so great on the floor, sink, walls, mirror, and counter where you get

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How to Make Your Own Dusting Spray

Let’s talk about dust, shall we? I’m not fond of it. As I write, every surface in my home has

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Ask Me Anything: Candle Wax Removal, Laundry Sanitizer, Heavy-Duty Window Cleaner

Perhaps it’s happened to you: A many-candled birthday cake or lovely candle centerpiece go awry, leaving you with a mess

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Help! Issues with Tub and Shower Soap Scum Cleaner

If I were keeping track of the number of responses from my readers that are filled with praise and gratitude,

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A Stain Treatment Worth Its Salt and More Great Reader Tips!

It was a lovely meal. The conversation was engaging, the entrée delightful—a good time was had by all. The guests

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The Heartbreak of Ink Stains on Leather and How to Remove

A new leather sofa or handbag—so beautiful. Or perhaps it’s the car you’ve had for a long time—the one with

Ask Me Anything: HE Detergent, Makeup Primer, Cordless Vac, Slow Cooking, DIY Degreaser, Cloudy Glassware

My fondness for TV game shows’ lighting rounds—the duration of the round is a pre-determined length of time, and the

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Five Fabulous Homemade Products that Use the Power of Rubbing Alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol, commonly known as rubbing alcohol, is extremely useful around the house because it acts as both a solvent

Best Inexpensive™ Microfiber, Electronics, Automobiles

There’s nothing like microfiber for cleaning just about any surface in and about the house. If you’ve never used a

Ask Me Anything: Dirty Dishwasher, Charged-Off Debt

From dishwashers to debt, readers of this blog ask great questions. And if statistics can be trusted, we know that

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Ask Me Anything: Linty Dryer Balls, Grease Relief, Fingerprints on Stainless Steel

Does this happen to you? You get so involved in doing something that you completely lose track of time? You’re shocked

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Ask Me Anything: Bath Mat Repair, Wood Cleaner, Keurig Safety

Got a slippery throw rug? A bathmat that’s lost its backing after one too many trips to the clothes dryer?

How to Remove Rust Stains from Just About Anything

If there’s one subject that shows up in my inbox more often than any other, it has to be rust.

Ask Me Anything: Concrete Stains, Yellowed Whites, Power Toothbrush

Every day when I open my inbox, I find dozens, if not hundreds, of questions from the audience. Want to

Surprising Trick Removes Stubborn Hard Water Stains from Glass Shower Doors

Got stubborn marks and stains on your shower doors that simply will not budge no matter what you try? You’re